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East Coast Music Award nominees announced

The 2011 nominees for the East Coast Music Awards were announced today, recognizing over 50 Atlantic-province roots musicians, including David Myles, who garnered five nominations, and Christina Martin, Dave Gunning, The Stanfields and Lennie Gallant, with four nominations each.  We’re ...
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Madison Violet receive John Lennon

Songwriting Competition Award

JUNO Award nominated alt.country duo Madison Violet were presented with the prestigious Maxell Song of the Year Award from the 2010 John Lennon Songwriting Contest for their original song, “The Ransom” taken from the band’s JUNO Award nominated album No ...
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2011 Maple Blues Award Winners

Canadian blues artists from coast-to-coast were well represented at the 14th Annual Maple Blues Awards gala in Toronto last night as a sold-out crowd of blues lovers gathered to celebrate Canadian Blues at Koerner Hall. Ottawa’s Monkey Junk took the ...
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Canadian Folk Music Award Nominees

CANADIAN FOLK MUSIC AWARDS ANNOUNCE NOMINEES FOR 2010! – BEYOND THE PALE LEAD THE WAY WITH FOUR NOMINATIONS – GALA PERFORMERS INCLUDING THE ONCE AND STEPHEN FEARING SET TO FOLK YOU UP – TICKETS ON SALE OCTOBER 8TH! WINNIPEG – ...
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Canadian Folk Music Awards Accepting Submissions for 2010

OTTAWA – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2010 – The Canadian Folk Music Awards (CFMAs) announced today that submissions are now open for the 2010 edition of this increasingly popular event. For more information please visit www.folkawards.ca or www.prixfolk.ca The SIXTH ANNUAL CFMAs invites ...
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Juno Awards 2010 – Make-Up !

Our embedded, hard-hitting reporter – and fellow Roots Music Canada pioneer – Trevor Mills is in St. John’s for the Junos (he moonlights as a bassist for nominees Digging Roots) and he gets an exclusive look at four gorgeous women ...
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Juno Awards 2010 – The Juno Cup

Our embedded reporter at the 2010 Junos, Trevor Mills, reports on musicians facing off against NHL Oldtimers on Friday night in St. John’s, Newfoundland. He provides this hard-hitting report exclusively for Roots Music Canada. PHOTO DESCRIPTIONS Juno Cup: Raven Kanatakta ...
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Lhasa de Sela has died

Official press release For immediate release In Montreal, Canada: Sunday January 3rd, 2010 The singer Lhasa de Sela passed away in her Montreal home on the night of January 1st 2010, just before midnight. She succumbed to breast cancer after ...